The Lagos end of the project has begun since 2010. More The Lagos end of the project has begun since 2010 (Haulage Report Now)
The West Africa Regional Rail Integration project is aimed at connecting isolated areas in the region to urban areas and market. The project is a two part rail network development.
One is to connect Bamako in Mali to its Southern border, Cote D’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Niger and the Benin Republic. While another one is coming from Lagos connecting the Benin to Cote DÍviore.
The estimated cost of the project was pinned at $1.9 billion, and construction has begun in 2015 with the Benin-Niger railway extension and Lagos.